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Hephzibah proud of separate identity

...postal route, which reaches into Burke County, includes some 14,000 homes and businesses, Hephzibah Postmaster Scott Carpenter said.Running another route last week was Ronnie Carter Sanitation -- a pickup with a tall wood box built on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-06-20/hephzibah-proud-separate-iden
Lure of space brings students to Colorado

...University of Colorado has been producing astronauts since the first days of this country's manned space program. M. Scott Carpenter, who attended the school in the late 1940s, was one of the original seven Mercury astronauts and on May 24, 1962...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/17/tec_313441.shtml
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This day in the Millennium: April 9

...Oklahoma and Kansas claimed 169 lives. 1959: NASA announced the selection of America's first seven astronauts: Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Donald Slayton. 1963: British statesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/09/met_258567.shtml
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Glenn craves more time in orbit

...another week," he said. On Thursday, the 77-year-old astronaut even joked with his former Mercury crewmate, Scott Carpenter, about coming back "on our next job" to open a retirement home in space. But the wife of the world's oldest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/07/tec_244085.shtml
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Space jammies part of Glenn's sleep experiment

...couldn't be going better, said the senator's spokesman, Jack Sparks. Glenn also heard from Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter, his backup in 1962. "You thought you were a guinea pig for the first flight. This time, you're a guinea pig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/03/tec_243709.shtml
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American hero returns to space today

...7-9 a.m., "CBS Evening News" live from Cape, 6:30 p.m. NBC -- 1 p.m., anchored by Tom Brokaw with Scott Carpenter and Bob Hager. "Today" broadcasts live from Cape Canaveral, 7-9 a.m., "Nightly News" live from Cape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/29/tec_243237.shtml
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Augusta's Still to guide astronauts into orbit

...Glenn first voyaged to space in 1962, the CAPCOM's voice was the last one he heard before liftoff. Fellow Mercury Scott Carpenter spoke for the nation with his three-word wish -- "Godspeed, John Glenn." Don't expect Lt. Cmdr. Still to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/25/tec_242889.shtml
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Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

...astronauts are now living: Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter and Walter Schirra. Shepard spent 33 hours on the...1959 -- what they did and where they are now: M. Scott Carpenter. Born May 1, 1925. Flew on Mercury 7, 1962, making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/23/tec_234114.shtml
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Pioneering pilot wants space shot

...The fact that women are not in this field is a fact of our social order." "There are many unknowns," echoed Scott Carpenter, who followed Glenn into orbit, "and it is important for us to eliminate as many of these unknowns before the flights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/12/tec_233232.shtml
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Former astronaut to speak at college Scott Carpenter, one of America's first astronauts, will speak at Augusta State University on July 27. His lecture will be at 10 a.m. in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/met_232973.shtml
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